UFC 128 results wrap: Jon Jones vs Shogun event review, news and notes


For fans of mixed martial arts, this past weekend was about as good as it gets.

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returned to pay-per-view last Saturday night (March 19) with UFC 128: "Shogun vs. Jones" and featured the genesis of "Bonesmania" after 205-pound phenom Jon Jones ripped the light heavyweight strap from the listless fingers of Mauricio "Shogun" Rua.

But that's not all.

Former WEC Featherweight Champion Urijah Faber made his Octagon debut with a convincing unanimous decision win over the scrappy Eddie Wineland while Brendan Schaub climbed another notch in the heavyweight rankings by airmailing Mirko Cro Cop back to Croatia.

And what else is there to say about the rise of Jim Miller? Might be time to give this guy his shot.

In cased you missed any or all of it — or just want to keep the discussion alive — below are links to all the major storylines borne from Saturday night's mega-event.

Let’s get to it.

UFC 128: "Shogun vs. Jones:"

Results and live play-by-play

Recap and post-fight discussion

Post-fight press conference video

Bonuses and awards

Fight recap: Jon Jones obliterates Mauricio Rua

Fight recap: Urijah Faber decisions Eddie Wineland

Fight recap: Nate Marquardt outpoints Dan Miller

Fight recap: Jim Miller stops Kamal Shalorus

Fight recap: Brendan Schaub knocks out Mirko Filipovic

UFC 128 post-fight fallout:

Injuries and suspensions for "Shogun vs. Jones"

Rashad Evans will leave Greg Jackson's camp to challenge Jon Jones for the title

Mutual trainer thinks Evans has the tools to stop "Bones"

Fans vote on the person most likely to defeat the new 205-pound champion

Are Urijah Faber and Dominick Cruz being tapped as new TUF coaches?

Nate Marquardt considering a drop to welterweight

Dan and Jim Miller share an emotional moment between brothers

A look back at Mirko "Cro Cop's" career now that the PRIDE legend has been cut by Zuffa

Brendan Schaub calls out Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira for UFC "Rio"

Honorable mention:

Jon Jones fights crime in Paterson, NJ, two hours before the start of UFC 128

Bellator 37 results and recap

That my friends, should be enough to keep you talking -- at least for the time being. What gets your vote for the biggest story coming out of UFC 128?

Sound off, Maniacs.

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